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synonyms for flagman

  • caretaker
  • custodian
  • patrolman
  • policeman
  • warden
  • curator
  • detective
  • guard
  • keeper
  • lookout
  • observer
  • patrol
  • picket
  • ranger
  • scout
  • sentinel
  • sentry
  • signalman
  • spotter
  • spy
  • ward
  • watch
  • watcher
  • security guard
  • security man
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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How to use flagman in a sentence

The division engineer, with his front flagman, had already galloped half a mile away across the plain.
CAMPMATESKIRK MUNROE
He has also made some changes in his force, and is going to see what sort of a front flagman Glen Eddy will make.
CAMPMATESKIRK MUNROE
Three shrill whistle calls sent a sleepy flagman racing to set the switch of the siding.
EMPIRE BUILDERSFRANCIS LYNDE
Heres a handful, my hearty, and the flagman darted into the little shanty and out again with a fistful of great chunks of chalk.
BOUND TO SUCCEEDALLEN CHAPMAN
The flagman on the end of the train had helped the boy aboard the last car as the train started to move.
RUTH FIELDING ON CLIFF ISLANDALICE EMERSON
He had never done any such service as that, but he understood the business of a flagman was to stop trains.
TREES, FRUITS AND FLOWERS OF MINNESOTA, 1916VARIOUS
A flagman stays there to stop people from crossing the tracks when the train is coming.
SIX LITTLE BUNKERS AT COWBOY JACK'SLAURA LEE HOPE
The flagman unrolled his flag, and then he looked both ways along the road that crossed the railroad.
SIX LITTLE BUNKERS AT COWBOY JACK'SLAURA LEE HOPE
But what interested Laddie and Vi most about the flagman was that he wore big gold rings in his ears.
SIX LITTLE BUNKERS AT COWBOY JACK'SLAURA LEE HOPE
Her gaze was fastened upon the flagman who had showed such anxiety for her safety and that of Laddie.
SIX LITTLE BUNKERS AT COWBOY JACK'SLAURA LEE HOPE
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WORDS RELATED TO FLAGMAN

  • caretaker
  • curator
  • custodian
  • detective
  • flagman
  • guard
  • keeper
  • lookout
  • observer
  • patrol
  • patrolman
  • picket
  • policeman
  • ranger
  • scout
  • security guard
  • security man
  • sentinel
  • sentry
  • signalman
  • spotter
  • spy
  • ward
  • warden
  • watch
  • watcher
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.